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This story was produced with support from the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s California Impact Fund.
How an agency charged with protecting public health gave talking points to the lead-battery industry.
Health officials took eight days to send letters to parents of children possibly contaminated by lead. And not everyone received a letter.